Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Mini Conference: Freedom Of Mind - Empowering Individuals To Think For Themselves

When:  November 17, 2013
             2:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Where:  Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center  - Auditorium
              255 Lafayette Ave. (Route 59) 
              Suffern, NY 10901

Registration Fee / Suggested Donation):  
Early Bird Rate Per Person: $10.00 (before November 15, 2013) using a credit card
At the door:  $15.00 Per Person (cash or check made out to The Awareness Center, Inc.) 

For more information contact:  
             The Awareness Center, Inc.

             Call:  224-534-9155 or  Email: VickiPolin@aol.com

Internationally Renown mind control expert - Steve Hassan, M.Ed, LMHC, NCC and Vicki Polin, MA, LCPC will be providing an educational workshop on mind control.    

The goals of this workshop will help participants learn to recognize what mind control is, how to recognize and avoid being influenced by destructive and controlling practices which can occur within families, in relationships, at schools, yeshivas and within various other religious and professional organization. 

This workshop is dedicated to the memory of Deb Tambor, a woman who grew up in the chassidic world and found the need to walk away.  Abe Weiss, who was Deb's boyfriend will speak briefly about her life and his own experience of going Off The Derech (OTD).  

For more information contact:  
The Awareness Center, Inc.


Steve Hassan has dedicated his life to helping loved ones leave controlling people, cults and beliefs.   Steve is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the State of Massachusetts and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). He has been educating the public about controlling groups and individuals for nearly forty  years.  Steve is a member of The Awareness Center’s international advisory board and is also the founder and director of the Freedom of Mind Resource Center.  In the past Steve’s appeared on 60 Minutes, Nightline, Dateline, Larry King Live, and The O’Reilly Factor. 

Steve is also created the "BITE Model of Cult Mind Control", and the author of "Combatting Cult Mind Control: Guide to Protection, Rescue, and Recovery from Destructive Cults"; "Releasing the Bonds: Empowering People to Think for Themselves" and “Freedom of Mind: Helping Loved Ones Leave Controlling People, Cults and Beliefs.”

Vicki Polin, MA, LCPC is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Illinois who has been helping survivors of sex crimes heal for just under thirty years.  Throughout Vicki’s career she has counseled both adults and children of sex crimes, she has also worked with survivors of political torture, domestic violence, individuals with addiction issues, along with survivors who were involved in cults.

In the past Vicki has qualified as an expert witness and provided testimony in juvenile court on cases related to childhood sexual abuse and neglect. She has presented educational and experiential seminars to community groups, universities, and at professional conferences internationally –– including at Jewish Women International (JWI) Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (JOFA), National Organization for Women (NOW), and the United Nations Conference on the Status of Women.  Vicki has also provided testimony at legislative hearings across the United States.  

Vicki is the founder and director of The Awareness Center, which is the international Jewish Coalition Against Sexual Abuse/Assault (JCASA).  Vicki is also the author of “The 1997 Chicagoland Area Sexual Abuse Resource Guide for Care Providers and Survivors”.

Good Samaritan Hospital
255 Lafayette Ave.  Suffern, NY
Click here for directions

For information on Public Transportation from either Brooklyn or NYC

(NOTE: you will have to either take a cab or walk a distance once you arrive to get to the hospital):
MTA New York City Transit:  718-330-1234 
Monsey Trails - Bus from and to Brooklyn




1 comment:

Jessica Madele said...

I am glad that Debs name is living on. And I am glad something is being done to end the suffering of so many innocent people.